Where can we attend the AWS Certification exam?
Amazon continually add new testing centers in the US and internationally. Contact PSI to request a testing center near you. List of available testing centers in area with available dates and times during the exam scheduling process are shared. Candidate can view a full set of test centers, sign in to aws.training and click "Certification" in the top navigation and Next, click “AWS Certification Account,” followed by “Schedule and Manage Exams.” Enter the city or ZIP Code to see a list of available test centers near you.
Can we get a list of AWS Certified individuals?
Can we directly take the AWS professional certification exam without associatecertifications?
AWS has removed the prerequisites last year so there is no longer need for candidate to give the Associate exam before applying for professional exam. But in order to have a good understanding it is suggested to pass the Associate level certification to gain experience in designing and deploying cloud architecture.
How can we choose the right AWS Certification exam?
Go to aws.amazon.com/training to find the role-based learning path right for the candidate.
When do we get the exam results?
In general scenario, Beta exam results are available in 90 days (13 weeks) or less from the close of the beta exam. An email notification for will be sent for exam results once the results are available in the AWS Certification Account.
The updated exams use a scale-scoring method through which candidate will receive email confirmation for exam completion. The detailed exam results are made available within 5 business days of completing the exam on your AWS Certification Account under Previous Exams. But for exams using the original percentage scoring method, candidates are sent email after completing the exam, that includes detailed exam results.
*Note - On completing your exam, the testing screen displays pass or fail notification.
What is AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional certification?
AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional is good for those candidates who have 2 or more years of experience in managing and operating AWS systems. This exam examines the advanced skills and experience in designing applications on AWS platform.
Do AWS solution architect professionals write code?
AWS solution architect professional performs a role of Solution Architect Professional in which you do not have to write code. It is good to have knowledge of coding but it is not required. The main work is to design and deploy the applications on AWS and providing the solutions.
How can we verify an individual’s certification status?
In order to verify a certificate, you can use the validation number on the bottom right of their certificate that can be verified on the website . The certification can also be verified by clicking an individual’s shared digital badge, which includes a link to help verify certification status.
Is an AWS certification worth it?
Cloud computing has created a great impact among many companies and AWS comes under top leading cloud services provider all over the world. AWS certification is providing individuals training to understand the key tools and concepts of AWS. Being certified in Amazon Web Services will be beneficial in many ways such as,
1. It will help you enhance your knowledge in cloud platform services.
2. There are various levels in AWS Certifications starting from beginner to associate level which will make you capable to get a good and secure job in the market.
3. Being certified as AWS professional will open more doors for you so you do not need to stick on the same role. There are many other opportunities for which you can apply.
4. This certification requires commitment and hard work. If you are focused about AWS then there is nothing than can stop you to become Professional.
What are the benefits offered to AWS Certified individuals?
Apart from validating technical skills, AWS Certification gives tangible benefits to help showcase achievements for further advancement and gain AWS expertise.
What kind of services and features are covered in an exam?
AWS Certification does not have a list of all services or features covered in a given certification exam. But the exam guide for each exam lists the current topic covered and course objectives
Is AWS Certification in demand?
1. AWS cloud has become the leading cloud service provider. And being on top cloud many organizations are hiring AWS Professionals, which has created a demand for AWS certifications.
2. Due to huge demand of AWS, individuals are applying for AWS certification. Getting Certified in AWS will enhance your AWS service skills and will help you get hired in a good company.
3. Many companies including BMW group, Netflix are running on AWS because the business world is trying to reach the huge crowd using the cloud medium which will provide more space for their work.
4. AWS provide various levels of certification starting from beginner level and ends at professional level. Being certified as AWS Professional will open doors for new opportunities to get a secured future.
What is the prerequisite for taking Amazon Web Services Certification?
No, there is no prerequisite for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional Exam. Candidate can directly appear for the certification exam.
Does AWS require any programming skills?
AWS exam does not require any coding and programming skills. This exam is designed for both technical and non-technical people. But having a good knowledge in IT infrastructure and about AWS cloud will be an advantage. This totally depends on which AWS certification you are applying for. If you go for AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional exam you are not required to have programming knowledge but experience of 2 or more years in managing and operating system AWS.
How do I prepare for AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional Exam?
AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional exam is for those who have certified as AWS Solution Architect Associate with 2 or more years of experience in designing and deploying cloud architecture in AWS. The exam examines high level skills and experience in designing system on AWS platform. There are few things that will help you when you start preparing for the exam,
1. Start researching for online courses and do as many practice questions as possible which will help you know your strengths and weaknesses.
2. Go through the exam pattern and create a blueprint, topic wise. This will help you cover all topics in a sequent manner.
3. This certification requires a focused mind set and you should apply for AWS exam discussion, blogs and make yourself updated with every news about the exam.
What is the passing score for AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional?
You need to score 720 out of 1000 to pass the AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional.
What are the important domains to focus in AWS Certified Solution ArchitectProfessional exam?
The domains which will help in your exam preparation for AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional exam are: Migration Planning (15%); Cost Control (12.5%); Continuous Improvement for Existing Solutions (29%); Design for Organizational Complexity (12.5%);
Design for New Solutions (31%)
How much does AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional exam cost?
This exam will cost you $300 USD including the additional taxes.
Is AWS easy to learn?
Candidates who have a keen interest in cloud industry then Amazon Web Services can be the best cloud service to get certified in. AWS is used by top organizations with so many services available that will you help you gain more knowledge about cloud platforms. Learning AWS can be easy for those who understand the concepts of Cloud Computing. It is necessary to study and have some good knowledge in AWS cloud which will give you an advantage to learn and move to another level of AWS easily.
What happens if I fail AWS certification?
Amazon has created rules that if you get failed in AWS certification then you need to wait for 14 days to give the exam again.
How long do AWS Certifications are valid?
AWS Certifications are valid for 3 years and after that you need to update your certification.
How many questions will there be on the exam?
This AWS certification contains 80 questions which need to be completed in 170 minutes.
Do I need to know Linux for AWS?
It is not necessary to know about Linux in AWS. There is a need to know about one operating system whether it is Windows or Linux. But it can be an advantage if you have a basic understanding of Linux.
What does an AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional do?
1. AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional plans the cloud infrastructure and reduces risk when there is a change in applications.
2. Developing and deploying high-tolerant, scalable and available applications on AWS.
3. Moving high level and advanced applications on AWS cloud platform.
4. Building AWS applications using the right AWS services
Is AWS similar to Azure?
1. Amazon Web Service (AWS) is a cloud service which is introduced by Amazon and Azure is a cloud service by Microsoft. Both the cloud services are helping businesses to grow by providing services in various domains like network, storage and compute.
2. AWS have simple storage service which is considered as the longest running and Azure uses storage block bob as a storage services.
3. AWS is good for Iaas or large range of services and for Paas or window integration Azure provides a good service.
Apart from mock exams & questions, is there any further assistance I can get fromTestpreptraining?
Testpreptraining provides you a full assistance in any query related to AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional exam when you prepare with our test series. There is a team of experts who will handle your query.
Is there a way to reschedule AWS exam?
Amazon Web Service (AWS) provides you option to reschedule your exam 24 hours before the exam appointment. You need to go to your AWS certification account and click on Manage PSI exams, to reschedule or cancel the exam.
How much time will you get during AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional?
You will get 170 minutes to complete the AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional exam.
Do you provide any preparation guidance for this certification exam?
Yes our experts frequently blog about the tips and tricks for exam preparation.
Is there any assistance from Testprep Training in terms of exam preparation?
Yes, Testprep Training offers email support for any certification related query while you are preparing for the exam using our practice exams. Your query will be handled by experts in due course.
Does Testprep Training offer Money Back Guarantee for the Exam Simulator?
Yes, we offer a 100% unconditional money back guarantee. In case you are not able to clear the exam for then you can request for the full refund. Please note that we only refund the cost of product purchased from Testprep Training and not the AWS Certification Exam cost.
For how long is the license valid after purchase?
Once purchased, the practice exams can be access for the lifetime.
Can we try the free test before purchasing the practice exam?
Yes testprep training offers free practice tests for AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional which can be used before the final purchase for complete test.
What is the exam retake policy?
Candidates who are unable to clear the exam must wait for 14 days before they are eligible to retake the exam. Note, there is no limit on the number of exam attempts till the candidate finally passes the exam. But for each exam attempt, full registration price has to be paid. Beta exam test takers are eligible for one attempt only.
How can we purchase the exam voucher?
We do not provide exam voucher for the certification exam. The exam voucher has to be directly purchased from Amazon. Cost of AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional exam is $300; which is the same across countries.
Do you offer any discount on the bulk purchase?
Yes we offer nearly 50% discount for the order more than 10 products at a time. You can reach the testprep training Helpdesk for more details. The member of support staff will respond as soon as possible.
What are the options to reschedule the exam if someone is not able to scheduled appointment?
If you miss your scheduled exam appointment, you will forfeit the exam fee and are not eligible for a refund. You will not be able to register again for the exam until 24 hours after your missed exam time. Missing the exam does not result in a “fail” status. Yes canceling or rescheduling s possible within 48 hours of the exam time with a fees of 60 USD. Note you will not be able to reschedule or cancel an exam within 24 hours of exam time. Also with more than 48 hours’ notice, there are no fees to cancel or reschedule your exam.
Are there any pre-requisites for taking Professional or Specialty exams?
In October 2018, Amazon has removed the pre-requisites to give candidates more flexibility. Candidates are no longer required to have an Associate certification before pursuing Professional certification, also there is no requirement to have Cloud Practitioner or Associate certification before pursuing Specialty certification. Yet it is suggested to pursue the recommended learning paths as they advance and validate their skills.